Erik was born and raised in Spokane. He graduated from Mead High School in 2011 where he played football and baseball and trained at U District PT in the off seasons. He earned his B.S. in Exercise Science from Eastern Washington University in 2015 and in 2017 earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine in San Diego, CA. His past experiences have included a clinical internship working for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball club. His professional interests include sports injury rehabilitation and orthopedics. Currently he is getting his Manual Therapy certification (MTC) from the University of St. Augustine. Outside of the clinic Erik enjoys family, quality lake time, playing and watching all sports, and overall being active.